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Updated 6 days, 11 hours ago

PHOTOS: Bigfork Summer Rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls put on quite a show at the Bigfork Summer Pro Rodeo last weekend.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Ready, aim, fire!

The COVID-19 pandemic may have cut their season short, but the members of the Bigfork Scholastic Clay Target Program team are back in action at the Bigfork G...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Community invited to Clean Your ‘Fork event

Each year, on the last Saturday of April, 100 volunteers gather for breakfast before heading out as a community to do litter pickup along 10 miles of highway around Bigfork. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this eve...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Happy trails: Jewel Basin is a hiker’s paradise

The 15,000 acres of the Jewel Basin contain some of the most prized hiking and alpine fishing terrain in the Flathead Valley.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Bigfork Fire Board purchases land to house new station

The Bigfork Rural Fire District Board recently purchased an 8.5-acre parcel of land from Carol and Ronald Pierce to serve as the future home of a new fire station.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local home stager makes homes market-ready

Real estate is one local industry that has stayed strong amid the COVID-19 pandemic, so it seemed like no better time for Jamie Wenzel and Kim Rose to debut ...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Three grizzly bears euthanized

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks recently euthanized three grizzly bears in Northwest Montana because the bears were food conditioned and habituated to people.

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Man catches $10,000 Mack Days fish

For the just the second time in tournament history, the famous $10,000 tagged lake trout has been caught during the annual Mack Days event on Flathead Lake.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Planning board approves subdivision with pickleball court

The Flathead City-County Planning Board recommended approval for a 14-lot commercial subdivision on Montana 83, one of which will include a pickleball and event center, during their June 10 meeting.

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Homicide suspect shot and killed at Woods Bay

A man who fired shots at local law enforcement officers in the Woods Bay area was killed the afternoon of Tuesday, June 9, following a high-speed chase in co...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Casino robber gets five years in women’s prison

At her June 11 appearance in Flathead County District Court, Starks was sentenced to five years at the Montana Women’s Prison in Billings and ordered to pay ...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Campaigning carriage offers rides in Bigfork

Gene Bushnell stopped in Bigfork last Friday to offer rides on his handcrafted carriage while campaigning for President Donald Trump’s reelection. The stagec...

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Flathead County has two active COVID-19 cases

As of Monday morning, June 15, Flathead County had two active cases of COVID-19 after going two months without any confirmed positives, according to data from the county’s health department.

Updated 1 month ago
Bigfork couple gets grizzly visitor

Dave Strawser got quite the surprise last Sunday while he was sipping his morning coffee at his Harbor Village home. Strawser rolled up the electric blinds a...

Updated 1 month ago
Reeling in the years

For 15 years, Eric Bruer has been using his one-of-a-kind technological setup to transfer old videos onto modern media to preserve the images of these bygone...

Updated 1 month ago
Bigfork’s Cusker fifth in Mack Days fishing tourney

No one has boated the $10,000 lake trout yet, but anglers are back in force on Flathead Lake in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Mack Days tourna...